Best Pool Hotels in Playa del Carmen

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    Ocean Riviera Paradise
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    There are five outdoor swimming pools on the property. These pools range in size and purpose, from the calm Edén pool and its direct access suites to the dedicated children's pool and waterpark. There is even a pool on the beach for visitors looking for an oceanside swimming experience.
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    Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    $23 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $23 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    The Fairmont Mayakoba has five pools, including the resort's main 10,000-square-foot Island Pool with a swim-up bar for adults and waterslides for kids. There are also an adults-only infinity pool with lagoon views and a children's splash pool and wading area. Close to the beach is an infinity-edge pool; the Bambú Pool is near the main lobby. Additionally, the resort sits along a stretch of white sand beach that can be reached via golf cart or bicycle.
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    Generations Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The property offers three pools. The main pool is home to a swim-up bar, while the exclusive kids club pool welcomes guests ages 4 to 12. There’s also a large beach with a variety of water activities, including snorkeling, kayaking, an aqua gym, water volleyball and water polo.
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    Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Guests who book a unique swim-up suite can follow the steps off their private patio directly into a sparkling pool. Families staying in a Family Concierge suite can also enjoy their own private pool area with a swim-up bar and butler service. Those looking for fun and entertainment can lounge at the Activities Pool, where games, water sports, cultural classes and live music are offered throughout the day. A water park that was introduced in December 2018 can be found outside of the kids zone area; includes splash pool for toddlers. Beyond the expansive pool area is a pristine beach on a private bay with gentle waters perfect for snorkeling, swimming and kayaking.
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    Playacar Palace
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    A free-form pool with a swim-up bar and shallow lounging area is available on-site. An additional shallow area, which is separated from the main pool by a thin deck with lounge chairs, is also available for kids. And at the adjacent beach, guests will find lounge chairs, umbrellas and complimentary paddleboards.
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    The Royal Haciendas
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Six pools are available at The Royal Haciendas, including two lap pools and two kids pools. Two large main pools with swim-up pool bars and four Jacuzzis are also available. Select pools feature infinity edges. Though no adults-only pools are available, some hot tubs are reserved exclusively for adults. All pool decks feature lounge chairs, umbrellas and hammocks. Additional seating, a volleyball court and complimentary water sports equipment like paddleboards, snorkeling gear and kayaks are offered at the property's beach.
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    Hotel Riu Palace Mexico
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Four swimming pools are available here, including a wading pool and a children's pool. One pool features lap lanes, while an adults-only pool offers a swim-up pool bar and built-in lounge chairs. All pool decks have seating and umbrellas. At the beach, guests will find a sand volleyball court and free water sports equipment like kayaks, paddleboards, catamarans and snorkeling gear.
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    Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Two pools are available at the Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya. The resort's main pool is spread across two tiers. On top, you'll find an infinity-edge pool, while the bottom half features water fountains, a built-in Jacuzzi and a swim-up pool bar. At the opposite end of the pool bar, guests will find multiple built-in lounge chairs. A childrens pool is also available by the kids club. And at the beach, travelers can enjoy complimentary water sports equipment like kayaks, catamarans and snorkeling gear.
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    BlueBay Grand Esmeralda
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    The BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Resort has three swimming pools. All pools feature sundecks with shaded areas and lounge chairs set in and around the pool. There's also a white-sand beach with complimentary palapas and lounge chairs.
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    Rosewood Mayakoba
    Playa del Carmen
    15% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    15% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The property is home to four pools and a white sand beach. The Casa del Lago Pool offers a calm setting, while the beachfront Punta Bonita Family Pool features an infinity-edge design, a family-friendly atmosphere and ocean views. There's also a spa pool, which is surrounded by lounge beds and hammocks. The fourth pool area, Aquí Me Quedo, is an adults-only oasis composed of three sunken pools that overlook the ocean.
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    Viceroy Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The resort features one heated swimming pool and a whirlpool, which are surrounded by lush tropical foliage. Private plunge pools are also available in all villas. At the beach, guests can lounge in a cabana or borrow water spots equipment like kayaks.
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    Grand Velas Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The property offers three pools – one within each of the complexes. All pools feature food and beverage service, as well as lounge chairs and umbrellas. There's also a large white sand beach with chaise lounges and canopied beds.
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    Banyan Tree Mayakoba
    Playa del Carmen
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Surrounded by lush tropical foliage and sun decks with lounge chairs and umbrellas, the property's lagoon-style pool and infinity-edge pool offer peaceful settings to cool off and unwind. Additionally, all of the resort's villas have private plunge pools.
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    Mahekal Beach Resort
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The resort offers four swimming pools, each with a different vibe. The beachfront Las Olas Pool and hot tub are adjacent to Las Olas Bar, while the Itzi Pool features the resort’s signature water swings and also has a poolside bar for drinks and light bites. The Fuego Pool, is located near Fuego Restaurante y Cantina and offers cabana-style daybeds. Meanwhile, the smallest but most serene pool is the Treehouse Pool, which is located in the lush tropical gardens. The beach is furnished with thatched-roof cabanas and comfortable lounge chairs.
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    Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Blue Diamond Riviera Maya features a beach and four pools: two by the beach and two within the spa. The main pool area offers a plunge pool, a one-lane lap pool and a pool bar. Two in-pool lounge chairs are available at the spa's indoor pool. Guests will find lounge chairs around all of the pools. Additional seating is available, and free free water sports equipment, like sailboats and kayaks, is available. Scuba diving, fishing and parasailing excursions can also be arranged for a fee.
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    Hilton Playa del Carmen
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Hilton Playa del Carmen has an Olympic-size pool that's surrounded by lounge chairs and overlooks the ocean. There is also a smaller pool for those looking for a quiet environment, and some upgraded suites feature private plunge pools. What's more, the property offers a large white sand beach with chaise lounges and beach cabanas (which are free to use when staying in select suites).
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    Royal Hideaway Playacar – Adults Only
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Royal Hideaway Playacar has six pools, including one infinity pool with bar service and daytime entertainment. Two of the pools offer views of the sea, while the others are set amid gardens, ideal for quiet sunbathing. There's also a large white-sand beach with lounge chairs.
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    Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun's pool area features a 16,000-square-foot heated pool, hot tubs, chaise lounges, daybeds and umbrellas. In the pool, guests will find built-in lounge areas and a swim-up pool bar. The resort also has a white-sand beach with lounge chairs, umbrellas, a beach bar and free water sports equipment like kayaks and snorkeling gear. Scuba diving and deep-sea fishing excursions can also be arranged for a fee.
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    Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Nature Park
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Two pools are available at Hacienda Tres Ríos, one of which is an adults-only pool. In the family-friendly pool, which overlooks the ocean, guests can participate in free pool volleyball matches and water aerobics classes. Three whirlpools are also located in the family pool area. Both pools are surrounded by palm trees and offer lounge chairs and umbrellas. Three rivers, 10 cenotes (freshwater springs) and a private beach can be found within the nature park as well.
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    Hidden Beach, Au Naturel Resort by Karisma
    Kantenah
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    A pool with a lazy river, hot tub and swim-up pool bar is available at Hidden Beach. A pool volleyball net and multiple in-pool lounge chairs are offered, and on the pool deck, visitors will find additional seating. At the beach, which sits beside the pool, guests have access to lounge chairs and umbrellas. Free snorkeling gear, kayaks and paddleboards are provided at the beach as well.
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    Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa del Carmen
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Azul Beach Resort has five pool areas, including three traditional pools (one with an infinity edge), a lazy river and a children's pool. All pool areas are surrounded by chaise lounges and umbrellas, and the three main pools feature swim-up pool bars. A beach area with free kayaks and snorkeling gear, lounge chairs, daybeds and a beach volleyball court is available as well. Scuba diving and deep-sea fishing excursions can be arranged for a fee.
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    Platinum Yucatán Princess All Suites & Spa Resort Adults Only
    Playa del Carmen
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The beachfront resort offers a total of 13 pools within the mega-resort complex. There's also a white-sand beach with loungers and palapas. Guests also have access to a variety of nonmotorized water sports.
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    Grand Sunset Princess
    Playa del Carmen
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Guests of the resort have access to 12 pools, including four children's pools. Some of the pools feature swim-up bars and in-pool Jacuzzis. There's also a white-sand beach with complimentary nonmotorized water sports equipment as well as lounge chairs and palapas for guests to enjoy.
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    Le Rêve Hotel & Spa
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Le Rêve Hotel & Spa's infinity-edge pool overlooks the beach and features multiple islands with palm trees. In the pool, guests will find a few built-in lounge chairs, and chaise lounges and tables with chairs are available on the pool deck. Additional seating is also available at the beach, as are palapas and hammocks.
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    Be Playa Hotel
    Playa del Carmen
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    Be Playa has a rooftop pool, which features two plunge areas divided by a platform with a table and chairs. The pool sits alongside the property's bar. On the pool deck, guests will find tables, chairs and a few chaise lounges.

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